Where To Donate Your Time This Holiday Season

Before we know it, we’ll all be in a mad scramble to finish our last-minute gift shopping and wrap all our presents. There’s no doubt that this time of the year is filled with excitement and cheer. Giving gifts and making loved ones happy is wonderful! However, it’s also important to remember there are many […]


Why Do Different Credit Bureaus Have Different Credit Scores?

As if understanding the complex scoring model that generates our credit scores isn’t difficult enough, we then have to understand why, depending on the credit reporting agency, our credit score is different. As we discussed in a previous article, the three major credit reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion have different names for their credit […]


Use SitterCity.com to Find a Quality Babysitter

Picking a babysitter or nanny can drive even the calmest of parents up a wall. The stress level of  trying to find a person to trust your children with is enormous. More, you’re going to invite this person to leave them in your home. Many nannies and long-term sitters can become surrogate family so the […]


Driving Slower Can Save You Money!

You may hear friends say that the faster you go over 55, the much less efficient your vehicle will become. “Driving at 75 miles per hour takes twice as much gas! Slow down!” That’s a bit of an exaggeration, but the concept holds true. Every vehicle has a particular spot at which it burns the […]


The Interesting Process of Taking a Company Public

Earlier this week, we wrote about a slew of IPOs ready to take place.  One of them that I was particularly excited about, Caesar’s Entertainment Group, died just a day before it was supposed to go public so I wanted to know what the process is for a company to go public.  An initial public […]


What is Tax Form 1040 Schedule L?

As you may know, every taxpayer is allowed to take a standard deduction, or to itemize their deductions if it will more greatly reduce their tax obligation. Some taxpayers have many deductions that can add up to more than the standard deduction. This is particularly true for homeowners, whose deductible mortgage interest can add up […]